Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

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Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

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Quinoa is an ancient grain that originated in the Andes, grown by the Incas. It is rich in protein and fiber and has a nutty flavor. When paired with fresh fruits and soy milk, it makes for a most wonderfully delicious and healthful breakfast. Quinoa is readily available in supermarkets.


  • 1 cup organic quinoa
  • 1 cup orange juice, freshly squeezed if possible
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  1. Measure the quinoa into a medium-size pot. Add the orange juice, soy milk, maple syrup, cinnamon, and cardamom into the pot. Stir to combine. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. When the mixture reaches a boil, reduce the heat to low. Cover and simmer for about 12 minutes, or until the liquid is absorbed and the quinoa grains are tender.
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